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Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 2:30am EDT
mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. ♪ >>> a new development monday at america's once mighty retailer jcpenn
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
america. yes? after that we should mark him as the most dangerous in america from the standpoint of security. it is a sad commentary people say in our government would this is the most dangerous in america. >> i suspect as we celebrate america in the king years. lived five years after. by the time he dies he is regarded as the most dangerous man in america. the majority of americans had fallen out with dr. king. everyday black folk were mad at him because they thought he was not black enough. later, but byim the time he died was he not the man in america. >> he was pledging renewed allegiance to nonviolence. america made a choice that we are still living with, which is are we going to overcome our differences, or are we going to take the path of trying to enforce them with violence. i hope we will have a more balanced view of the choices. >> how subversive would his message be had he a chance to get to that microphone? kennedye that president .id not come to the march how dangerous might his message ?e >> his violence to the world in many respect is echoed to the united states more
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 8:30am EDT
opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. and you can kiss that puppy goodbye, chula vista would answer back. they would come up clutch. jianca rlo, and california is back on top, 4-3. but buckle up, this game was a rollercoaster ride. the bottom of the fifth, they ♪ >>> a new development monday at america's once mighty retailer jcpenney. bill akman is dumping his shares in the company, 39 million of them. last week i told you how he used his influence to bring in ron johnson to remake jcpenney. now it's stock is down more than 30% this year alone. ron johnson is long gone, and akman has pie in his face, so he is selling his shares. so the sa
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 4:00am EDT
, fascinating news stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, latest online at aljazeera.com. ♪ >> it is a desperate gamble for millions of immigrants trying to cross the u.s.-mexico border. people will risk their own lives even that of their children for the opportunity. america tonight's rob reynolds traveled to the border areas to hear from the survivors about their challenges. some of the images in the stories they tell may be disturbing. >> reporter: a corner of the cemetery in texas is set aside for th the lost and left behind. these are the graves of unknown migrants from mexico and central america who died lonely deaths in the bad lands of south texas. >> it's horrible. it's senseless death. i don't really understand it. >> reporter: vinnie martinez is chief deputy sheriff of brooks county last year he reported well over 100 dead migrants. today
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
border. people will risk their own lives even that of their children for the opportunity. america tonight's rob reynolds traveled to the border areas to hear from the survivors about their challenges. some of the images in the stories they tell may be disturbing. >> reporter: a corner of the cemetery in texas is set aside for th the lost and left behind. these are the graves of unknown migrants from mexico and central america who died lonely deaths in the bad lands of south texas. >> it's horrible. it's senseless death. i don't really understand it. >> reporter: vinnie martinez is chief deputy sheriff of brooks county last year he reported well over 100 dead migrants. today numbers are on trend to exceed that. >> from year-to-date we're 92% increase from 2012. we had 129 in 2012. we see the influx. we see the volume high on pedestrians markers coming through the brush . >> reporter: an impoverished crumbling town near the mexican border. but the checkpoint just south of town is the last barrier for migrants to dallas and beyond. human smugglers have found ways to evade the checkpo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 5:30am EDT
on our website, al jazeera.com. >> al-jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. >> introduces "america tonight". gas. >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. states. >> grounded. >> real. >> unconventional. >> we spent time with the gangster disciples. >> escape from the unexpected. >> i am a cancer survivor, not with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot latest online at aljazeera.com. ♪ >>> well were always in the background. nowadays they are more up front, you know? but we still have a lot more work to do, where the civil rights, you know, need to help women. because still women are getting paid less, and the fight is just so long and hard. >> what are the issues and challenges facing black women that are different than those that the larger community faces. >> uh-huh. which raises an interesting issue, avis,
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT
america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i am katty kay. as the world relate -- waits for a response to the theory and attack, forces are ready. >> we are ready to go. >> we are ready to go. order does come, what would military action look like? tonight, we assess the actions. a dream.id he had but 50 years after martin luther king delivered his famous speech, how much of it has come true? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. the u.s. is ready to launch a military strike against theory at a moments notice. that is what the defense secretary has told bbc news in an exclusive interview. the remarks came after suspected chemical attacks last week, and today, there was fresh fighting on the ground as the french point into the u.s. with some tough words on their own, saying they will punish those who decide to gas people. we start with our reporter who spoke to secretary chuck hagel. >> all dressed up and nowhere to go. were not able to carry out their work due to snipers, but due to which side, it is contest
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
work. how would dr. king see the current racial situation in america? >> it took guts to do that then. and it's going to take guts to finish the job now. >> it is the collapse of the traditional family that is wreaking havoc in the african-american community. >> i stand here today in this sacred place in my father's footsteps. >> the other issue is racial profile acvoter identification requirements. while somewhat important are essentially a sideshow, a sideshow. a sideshow. >> stand tall in your community. fight for diversity. understand its strength. >> sideshow. >> you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out. and get in the way! make some noise! >> and i don't think our society will rise to its full maturity until we come to see that the men are made to live together as brothers. >> sideshow. if dr. king were alive today, i believe he would be brokenhearted about what has happened to the traditional famil family. >> good to have you with us tonight. thanks for watching "the ed show" right here 5:00 monday through friday. chris matthews is at 7:00. stick around to watch his show. bi
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their to understand the industry you work in, to help provide capital for keep, strategic decisions. expertise in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i am katty kay. as the world relate -- waits for a response to the theory and attack, forces are ready. >> we are ready to go. >> we are ready to go. order does come, what would military action look like? tonight, we assess the actions. a dream.id he had but 50 years after martin luther king delivered his famous speech, how much of it has come true? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. the u.s. is ready to launch a military strike against theory at a moments
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 1:00am EDT
america's apparent america'sability to flinfluencee evenltsdz would be limited and it's costly to try. >> almost a year anniversary of the benghazitac. it was airstrikes on libya. that was what many are proposing now for syria, and now, it seems like the situation in libya is much worse than it was under gaddafi in certain ways. >> i think any time you get involved in a war, you cannot entirely predict the outcome. so i think there is certainly a war weariness in the u.s. but a war wariness as well. people really are worried about these sorts of things. but i do believe that the use of chemical weapons, the use of these banned weapons by this regime is something that the obama administration absolutely must react to. again, i don't think the obama administration is interested in leading the american people into a long-term war, nor does anyone in the obama administration really believe that airstrikes will somehow embolden or sustain the opposition, the rebel sources such that they could somehow march on damascus and throw assad out. so i think we are looking at something that's p
SFGTV
Aug 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and the america's cup committee regarding the pilot donor program david campos recognition program in association with one sf celebrate the cup at piers 27-29. ~ >> good afternoon, commissioners and executive darer. i'm kerry mcclellan with the san francisco's america's cup organizing committee. it's nice to be back before you again. i'm building on the presentation that happened in april, earlier when we came before you with the first concept of the pilot donor program, which is one of the tranches of our work in raising funds and awareness to support the city and county of san francisco and its departments in hosting the 34th america's cup. we've created the strategic campaign called one sf celebrate the cup, both very principally about raising funds, but also through building awareness of the community and legacy benefits. not only of the america's cup, but it's a nice dovetail with the 150th anniversary of the port as well. and all the city and port has leveraged through the planning and preparation for the event. from that initial feedback that we received on april 9th, we're
Univision
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
♪ ♪ "despierta amÉrica" >>> estados unidos podrÍa encabezar un breve ataque contra instalaciones de siria si se comprueba que usÓ armas quÍmicas. >>> la madre naturarezestÁ alborotada. una inusual ola de calor deja a muchos en el medio oeste del paÍs sudando la gota gorda. y una tormenta de polvo. >>> presentar al nuevo tÉcnico de los monterrey. y segundo triunfo para real madrid en la liga de espaÑa. >>> y amanecemos con imÁgenes de paulina rubio y su novio en grec grecia. >>> desde mÉxico "el potrillo" f fernÁndez presenta su nuevo disco. y adiÓs a las preocupaciones, le decimos cÓmo quitarselas de encima para tener una vida mÁs feliz. >>> evita el efecto rebote de las dietas, escucha como bajar de peso. >>> y gente que nos inspira, le presentamos a angÉlica fuentes la triunfadora empresaria que cambia la vida de muchas mujeres. >>> y entÉrate tus derechos si te despiden de la chamba. >>> y nuestra casa se llena de ritmo de los inquietos del >>> muy inquieta maÑana. >>> bienvenidos a "despierta amÉrica." >>> bailamos de una vez. ♪ ♪(mÚsica)♪
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am PDT
. also white people, and to know that a nation such as america and the reason that i struggle with it so hard and i grapple with it so hard is because i really believe in the potential of this country. and this country has not realized its potential, it has not even begun to scratch the surface and the humanities. and because i do feel strongly about that potential and because of the kind of inheritance i've had, it was necessary for may to be this. >> and we are very happy to have harry belafonte joining us now on the program today from new york. mr. belafonte, looking back, what do you think about the promise of dr. king's dream, of everything you worked for? what has been achieved? what still need to bes to be ac? >> i do believe that that moment was filled with dreams of over two centuries of expectation that came from the african-american community. and a big part of the american community. we have enjoyed a great journey in achieving the victories that we did. now today i think that we are under a great threat of having those victories reversed. i think there's a new consciousne
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 9:00pm EDT
headlines and you can get your news at www.aljazeera.com [♪ music ] >> on america tonight. >> nothing today is more serious, and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny. >> sharp words from washington leave little doubt what the u.s. thinks happened to these syrian victims. now focus turns to how and when the world will respond. >>> and the threat to california's most mighty residents. the enormous blazes that have also triggered fears for san francisco's water supply. also tonight we're keeping up the fight for chicago. a community left in a constant state of mourning and wondering how will the violence ever end? >> i'm so tired of doing funerals of young men getting killed through gun violence whether by th the police or anor gang. it just wears you down. [♪ music ] >> good evening, and welcome to america tonight. i'm ow joie chen. we start with a high stakes for the united states and the international community. it was these picture, gruesome, grizzly images, hundreds of men, women and children fell by something a week ago that has led increased pressure on damascus to explain
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:30pm EDT
white house has completely blown to one person. it belongs to the people of america and i think whoever lives in it should preserve its tradition and enhance it and leave something of themselves there. next on booktv author susan crawford talks about her book "captive audience" the telecom industry and monopoly power in the new gilded age. she argues that america's economic future could be threatened by other countries that have internet capabilities that are faster and cheaper. author andrew blum hosts this hour-long discussion. >> host: thank you for being here and thank you for doing this. >> guest: i've been looking forward to talking to you. >> host: what is the status of rock band in america today? >> guest: well we have a picture that is quite different than the other developed nations. we have got very high download speeds in america cable and local monopolies in each region of the country that dominate that market and sell for 85% of americans their only choice where they live is going to be their local cable monopoly. we don't have any of the fastest 25 cities in the w
FOX Business
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
of america got hit last week, citigroup is being looked at obviously we have mention jpmorgan and everything you can think of. iizm think you're going to havo see housg bank stocks will react to these lawsuits which will be sizable in number. melissa: thank you for coming on the show, we appreciate your time. that everybody agrees with the rising rate will not kill the housing recovery. the other side is founder and ceo, welcome to the show. what did you agree with and disagree with what you just heard? >> i disagree with the notion rates will not have an impact on demand. but i agree with the concept that overall housing is going to see a decline both in prices and demand overall. melissa: why do you think that? >> there are several factors at play. if we look at the interest rate factor we first had addressed, the interest rates while looking at it the past 30 years for example there is not a direct coelation with interes rates increases and a drop in demand. however there is a correlation between the affordability of a home, if for ability index, and homes at various price lev
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >>> also a massive outbreak of measles in america. well, some people are blaming some christian teachings. >>> and a montana teacher is convicted of raping a 14-year-old student. why did the teacher only get 30 days in jail? days in jail? >>> let's go "outfront." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >p >>> "outfront>>> "outfrn drumbep drumbeat to wdrurn drumbep drumbeat to wdrum louder. wall street suffered its worst day since june as the obama administration clearly laid the groundwork for a possible military strike on syria. >> there's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. the president believes and i believe that those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children should and must be held accountable. >> market analyst todd schoenberger is "outfront" with us tonight. thank you for being here. how much of the drumbeat you heard from the vice president and the president and the administration about oil in the region? >> quite a bit because it's a grave concern for everybody at wall street. it was
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
god and democracy. we must say wake up, america, wake up. we cannot stop and we will not and cannot be patient. >> you cannot stand by. you cannot sit down. you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out, and get in the way. make some noise! >> much grief as we give congress, it's amazing that it is john lewis is still a member of the institution. lonny bunch founder of the national museum of african-american history and culture which will be completed in 2015 on the national mall in washington. pulitzer prize winning taylor branch, the author of the landmark history of the civil rights movement, america in the king years. his most recent book, the king years, is now available in paperback and i assume download as well. we say paperback. in these days, can you get it on the download itself. let me start with you, you're in the middle of trying to build a museum appropriate for the african-american legacy, the importance of the march on washington. an entire wing? how important is it in the legacy as you're building this? >> the march on washington is one of the key moments in african-a
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the u.s. intelligence assessment is by the end of the week. and a diplomat in one of america's allies countries said their understanding it would come in the next day or two and before british prime minister cameron has his special meeting of the parliament on thursday, where they will debate this. >> so they are paying attention to what the british parliament does? >> oh, yes. but you can see this isñf one-two step. you have haig, the british secretary comes on the "today" show and hagel on the bbc. they are working in tandem. >> and we know there is a rising crescendo of members of congress saying it's not enough for the president to consult with congress he needs congressional authorization. >> well, from what i hear, there are not many call for authorization. speaker boehner did not say that. senator talked about appropriate consultation there is one congressman from virginia a republican who talked about authorization. but what they have been doing is stepping up their calls i'm told senator kerry talked to the senate foreign relations chairmanqfwt mendez and levin hd of the ser
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
was one of america's darkest days in afghanistan. >> but in the middle of an unwinnable battle, the bay area soldier refused to give up. today, an entire nation recognized his heroism. >> they sensed me. they heard me. they saw me. i don't know what happened. >> close encounter captured on camera. why this kayaker says whales are a lot more graceful than they look. >> lots of clouds to start but lots of sunshine to finish. and temperatures responded. 80s for san ramon and fairfield. we had 70s in berkeley. a live look outside right now showings you the blue sky. but we have a change coming up in the forecast. and the timing is pretty interesting as we head toward the holiday. i'll have that for you coming up. >> and it's a fresh take on the fabled golden apple. >> they tag, then tag again. graffiti artists go on a wild spree in the south bay. and nothing is off limits. but that's exactly what may get them caught. who is setting a trap for the very tempting target? tonight at 6:00 on kpix 5. k, it means another neighbor is going to sleep better tonight because they went to sleep trai
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
coalition. >> this international form cannot be violated without consequences. >> america's toughening position as secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. is now all but certain syria has resorted to using chemical weapons. >> new dangers as the nation's biggest forest fire now threatens thousands of buildings, water and energy sources and america's cherished trees. >> a senior muslim brotherhood leader accusing the military run government there are terrorism. >> the secret service agent grabbed her hand and the gun. >> this chilling flashback as former president gerald ford recounts an assassination attempt on his life 30 years ago. ♪ theme >> syria's foreign minister says a potential u.s. strike on syria would serve the interest of groups there in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed 355 people last week in damascus. in a speech moments ago, assad's second in command telling secretary of state john kerr we his regime has not gone against the u.n. investigation. >> it has said that the government used a chemical agent. i categorically deny to mr. kerry, i reiterate
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
terms of what poverty looks like in america. it's increasingly in the suburbs. if you look at polls out recently, four out of five of adults in this country will in this country at some point struggle with poverty, possibly have to accept food stamps. so this -- i think sometimes some people sort of focus on this old idea of poverty that it's in certain areas, in the inner city. i think we have ronald reagan in many ways to thank for that consistent image about poverty and about people who are poor and taking advantage of the system. it's just not true. poverty is much more widespread. it crosses much more demographics racially than it has in many, many years. and it's very sad. i think you're going to see somebody like cory booker who looks like he will be the negotiation senator from new jersey, he is somebody who wants to come in and really talk about the poverty. the democratic party i think for many years have not wanted to talk about poverty. and it looks like along with folks like karen bass and cory booker, they're going to have these champions to talk about poverty. >> well, yo
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 1:00am PDT
the question tonight is how would dr. king see the current racial situation in america? would he be pleased? that nearly 75% of black babies are born out of wedlock? no he would not be. would he be accepting of the violent crime wave caused by young black men? >> he would be appalled. we accept the broken educational system in many poor precincts? >> no, he would not. would he be happy with the rap industry and other pernicious entertainment aimed at the young? i do not believe dr. king would be happy about that at all. and, finally, we approve of a civil rights movement that continues to blame american society for the problems encountered by blacks rather than encouraging personal responsibility as a way to achieve individual success? on saturday, tens of thousands of folks gathered in washington to honor dr. king's crusade. but sadly, sadly, most of the speeches were heavy on grievance, light on problem-involving. we heard a small but a criticism directed at irresponsible behavior that leads to chaos and ruin but not much. however, we did hear a lot about racial profiling. and vot
FOX Business
Aug 27, 2013 6:00pm EDT
stock market is a reflection of us, america, our hopes, our dreams, our hard work and successes, and our failures. even our dispositions. see what stocks in telling us about how we feel about our neighbors. also tonight, we will speak with the ceo of a company in the middle of rebuilding america piece by piece. the story of opportunity and hope and inspiration that just may be a potential investment for your portfolio. so sit up, get off the couch, stop listening to the doomsayers. i believe in outing great american companies, and i know you can make this your market. ♪ charles: few things spook the market as much as uncertainty and anxiety. we have a double those above. the certainty of a u.s.-led strike grew today, it was underscored by headlines like these. the "wall street journal" reporting u.s. allies are laying around for a strike against syria. fox is reporting u.s. forces could strike any time. there is the uncertainty of what will unleash from this sort of thing. desperate regime. of course bigtime defenders in russia and china. the growing ranks to over the war in washin
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 1:30pm EDT
change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news was always important. you have this great product that you are ready to share with the country. i'm a part of a team that is moving in the same direction. what happens when social media uncovers unheard and fascinating news stories? >> they share it on a stream. >>a. >> >> ♪ schwartz: martyn stacey has also been campaigning for tighter controls on adventure tour operators. schwartz: ballooning may appear to be the gentlest of extreme sports but this is a four tonne aircraft with more power than many a light plane and no brakes. a pilot can take the craft up or down but direction is determined by the wind. martyn stacey: "it's a magical experience flying balloons and at different altitudes you get different wind directions and that's how you can control yo
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 11:00pm EDT
, women obtained the right to vote. and they are using that right to vote to make america a better place for all of us to live in. brings more justice and to bring more fairness. we want to focus the conversation this afternoon a little more around women and immigration. i think -- i'm not enough has been said about our broken immigration system and how it impacts women. i wanted to share with you that it doesn't matter where i visited. add garlic field in salinas, or an orchard in oregon state, when i sit down and speak with women in the immigrant community, they all tell me the same thing. they share with me the horrible conditions they work at. the sexual assault and sexual abuse they were submitted to each and every day. i want everybody in this room to think for one moment. if our countries cannot protect the women in the armed forces of the united states of america, where there have been thousands of cases of assault already documented. i want you to to imagine what happens to the women in the field every day that pick the tomato, that pick the food, that pick the vegetables
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
leaders in america. here is liberal journalist margaret carlson. >> we've gone from martin luther king to the reverend al sharpton. as a leader as he is trying to be this weekend, it is very d disspiriting. >> probably time for everyone to take crop of where civil rights stands. i asked juan this question as well. do you think he represents the african-american community well, al, that constantly backs the wrong horse? do you think he does them a disservice? >> no, i don't think he represents well. the idea of comparing any black leader with martin luther king is nearly impossible. this was in my view, this is the greatest american maybe since abraham lincoln. i just don't think you can take al sharpton and martin luther king in the same sentence. i know people are dissatisfied. the black community is diffuse whatever it is in the country, usually in pulpits. are blacks better off? some ways they are, some they're not. >> some, greg, don't believe if martin luther king were alive and watching the current civil rights leaders giving speeches, he would be too impressed, one is our own, b
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
murder is speaking out in headlines across america. put him behind bars for 40 years. this is more than one man's story of crime and punishment. he thought about columbine, sandy up an aurora and wants to speak to troubled people who might be thinking about doing something similar. he joins me for his first-ever interview and i asked him about that winter day in 2003. >> you have had lots of time to think about what happened on that day. why do you believe you kill your parents? >> that is a good question, piers. i think i would have to say that it was a combination of things. i would have to say there was bowling, there was abuse, there was psychological factors. psychological factors i didn't know about until after i got incarcerated. i found out my biological parents were schizophrenic. and i wish i had known this things when i was younger but i didn't. i did not know. but i am not blaming anyone else, i take full responsibility for what a did. i have a lot of rage, anger, and hate to the world. hate to people who hurt me and things like that. >> you were adopted by your parents
TLN
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
: and some of america's top universities, hathey actually support it. not too long ago, i came across three teens who were on the global journey of a lifetime. this is the story of three 19-year-olds. ♪ >> george: who decided to live for almost a year outside their comfort zones. lady douglas is from amarillo, texas. >> god totally broke down every part of me, every inch of me. >> jesus, i thank you so much for this day. thank you so much for the way that you provided for us throughout this trip, god. >> kristin hendrix is from norman, oklahoma. >> i have grown up in a christian home and in a christian school, to where that is all i have been surrounded with. i wasn't able to truly make my faith my own. >> george: and kara crenshaw is from jackson, tennessee. >> after high school, i was kind of, like, tired of being in a classroom. you're in a classroom for 13 years, and you're expected to go to college right after that. i wanted to get out and see the world. >> george: the teenagers signed up with camp kegel, a colorado-based christian organization that encourages students to take
SFGTV2
Aug 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, and somehow i made it. i have been in politics for so many ways, doing work around central america, supporting people in central america against u.s. imperialism, their right to live, self determination. i did a lot of work on that on campus when i was in college. a bit of work on apartheid when i was in college as well. >> i never got involved in supporting a candidate. i never thought a candidate was someone that i would support. then when tom ammiano ran against willie brown, i got inspired. i thought, someone with integrity and honesty, if they can run for mayor, maybe i can be somebody who represents what is true about our people. that is what inspired me to run and be a candidate. one thing this year that i really tackling, and i expect to for a long time, looking at me and how it operates in my district. san francisco, we talk about it being a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot if transit is not very well thought out in places away from downtown. my district is where we need to create better options. all the way down to randall street, there is no accessible boar
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
. -- fair, it was a celebration of america's place in the new world. the presidency was very surprising in many ways. in fact, he was the president who took the country to the world stage. the spanish-american war and turned america into a republican into an empire. at the end of his life in the last speech he gave, in effect he talks in ways that years later we can all appreciate about opening america to the world. >> we were looking at our posting and everybody is asking about what is known of ida mckinley, her ill health. here she is traveling with the president. what did the country think of the president to know about her? >> it is an interesting dichotomy. this is the pattern of her life. she had been grossly miscast by history as this victorian invalid on the fainting couch. there were times when she was that way. she had chronic illnesses. one was seizure disorder, known as epilepsy. she had damage along her left leg which led to immobility. she also had a compromised immune system. she was susceptible to infections. they took a tour across the country, six months before he was sho
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
father. also, reading, writing and rifles, can we protect america's students? i'll talk to two men who say a firm yes. inside the criminal mind. his mental health and violent video games in particular, are important when it comes to reducing crime. >>> why the co-founder of apple is giving a bad review to the first steve jobs movie. >> it had steve jobs mannerisms but it didn't have his thinking and his thoughts. >>> we want to begin with our big story, the mysterious disappearance of jonathan crum, he may have been inspired by the movie, into the wild. thank you very much for joining me. i'm so sorry for this awful thing that's happened to you and your family. explain to me and the viewers why you believe there may be a connection between your son's disappearance and the book and the movie into the wild. >> i wasn't sure about what had happened until i got here. i heard his car was here when the police called me. it required me going back and talking to his friends and even his older brother and finding out what was going on. he apparently picked up this obsession or extreme interest
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
quite sincere. bill: i think america needs another beer. 26 past. growing talk after military strike against syria. will american cruise missiles be enough to achieve the objective and what should that objective be? martha: folks in one town a bit on edge. the unwanted guest that has been staying indoors. >> i ran out of the house. it was real scary. i said imnever going back there again. help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. martha: the obama administration is saying it's ready to act against syria if the president gives the green light for that action after declaring there is undeniable evidence syria launched a chemical attack against people. but nor mccain is warning this s
FOX Business
Aug 27, 2013 4:00pm EDT
global, edition kill what is left of the traditional backbone of america? an inside look into the strength of the u.s. manufacturing industry. yes, there is a come back we are here to tell you about. straight ahead. cheryl: the most lucrative seg amendment for banks is the revenue from interest rates from businesses plummet. david: what is the rate business's biggest issue? which banks are suffering the most? joining us top financial analyst brad hintz from sanford bernstein. bottom line, fixed income isn't dead. you have a millions and millions of baby boomers coming into retirrment. they have seen two debacles in the equity market, the dot-com bust and the financial crisis of 2007-8. they're not ready to go full speed into equities. there has to be some hybrid which allows them to be satisfied with some fixed income? because people are saying fixed income is dead. it is not dead, is it? >> fixed income is not dead. if you look at financial management firms they are rolling out hybrid products. david: what does that mean? >> one of those wall street acronyms. you have a sleeve, f
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. ♪ >>> america inching toward action in syria. president obama, and secretary of state kerry are weighing the options as the world waits. if the u.s. does intervene what would the cost be financially and emotionally, and will americans tolerate another conflict in the middle east. and the owner of the encrypted email used by edward snowden shuts his site down, and said if you know what i know about email, you might not use it. a former disney star stuns audiences. is this proof that our culture oversexualized. good evening, i'm antonio mora, and welcome to "consider this." we begin with syria. as proof of a chemical weapon attack becomes more clear, the u.s. moves closer to action. a warning some of the footage you are about to see may be too graphic for some viewers. >> reporter: images like this appearing to show civilians killed by a chemical weapon's attack have pulled in un workers. >> president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> the united states is looking at al
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
his day. what's the difference between two young americas, one thirst for attention and the other achievement. personally, i'd like to hear more about ty carter, an amazing hero who devotes his time to wounded warriors. carter doesn't see his own heroism, he describes it as a failure for one fellow soldier he rescued, died later from his wounds, you have to read the whole story, it's pretty incredible. it won't win any awards from mtv, that's an award in and of itself. this guy's won more medals than michael phelps and u sasain bol combined. >> i think it's important to remember what happened that day. his group was in afghanistan, and they came under attack from above by 300 taliban, there were a small group of american soldiers there, the forward machine gunner was running out of bullets, this guy carried them out to 1 yards of open fire, and gave the machine guns. and then another one of his guys got shot, he went 100 yards to pick him up in the midst of all this fire, and took him back to the medevac tent. they take over with the guy who couldn't shoot the machine gun nest, ca
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> this is "world news." tonight on the brink. is america about to take military action against syria because of chemical weapons? tonight a new warning and u.n. inspectors under fire. >>> saving yosemite, 3,500 firefighters battling the largest wildfire in america, trying to save an american treasure. >>> watch dog, we are looking out for waste of taxpayer dollars. why are two government agencies spending millions on one fish? >>> and american hero, the staff sergeant honored for bravery overseas and the new courageous battle he is fighting for others right here at home.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
looked into in north america and europe, at least in the uk, seem to already be compromised, and basically that's the problem. now there's an asterisks next to any american company because we have to assume that if they haven't been compromised already, they can be based on the current legal climate. i have heard of a couple of non-encrypted services out of australia, how of switzerland , out of sweden they may not be actively participating in any kind of surveillance program, but i can't speak to their security policies. that's part of the reason i'm not using email right now. is i'm not aware of a service i can trust. >> thank you. i know you are going to keep fighting your battle, and we tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> you're welcome. >>> coming up arabia for that. ♪ [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the
PBS
Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. assad gave an interview to a russian newspaper. the u.s. can expect to fail. america has taken part in numerous wars, but has never been able to achieve the political objectives. i will begin on my right. we have jordan. welcome to the show. former u.s. state department official, you were based and damascus in the early 1990s. well acquainted with the middle eastern region. right next to you on your right, thank you for being here. assistant professor and a specialist at the american university here in paris. you are a researcher with france foundation for strategic research. last, but not least, joining me by celebrate -- satellite from tel aviv. i am glad you are there to give us your view. i want to cut to the chase. inspectors finally got out to the field today. hanging around in the hotel for five days. they got back and collected some material. under these circumstances, can they do their job? what i think they can do part of their job. the first step of their mission is to identify the presence of a chemical agent. this is the most easiest part to achieve. they came back
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
calling it a moral obscenity. is america about to strike? >>> the burn zone, now the size of chicago. one of the biggest fires ever in california. and is san francisco's threatened water and power supply out of the woods? >> early detection of ovarian cancer, one with of the deadliest and hardest to diagnosis. tonight a simple blood test that could save thousands of lives. >> and, about last night. the performance that left no doubt she is not hannah montana anymore. did she go too far? or was that exactly the point? "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. i'm lester holt in for brian. the white house tonight says there is no question they did it. calling out the syrian government over a chemical weapons attack last week that killed hundreds of syrian civilians. the language from washington today was exceedingly blunt. secretary of state john kerry this afternoon laying out the case for a likely u.s. military response. >> the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. by any standard it is inexcusable and despite the excuses and eq
NBC
Aug 27, 2013 4:30am PDT
america's cup. the scandal that's shaking up the famed race. >>> we'll also tell you about the shot of a lifetime for new college freshman. this is the way to get it done. we'll let you know what he received for nailing that half-court shot. it's a beauty. >> look at the crowd. >> looking out here toward 880, a lot of activity. not quite so much celebration. but there are changes going on. we'll talk about that as well as an update for the tri-valley coming up. >>> welcome back everybody. how are you feeling on a tuesday morning as we give you a live look over san francisco. your beautiful bay bridge there. a little bit of traffic picking up on that upper deck, our man on the roads mike inouye will be along to fill you up in a matter of moments. it's 4:53 right now. >>> an international jury reconvening as it exams the america's cup. did oracle usa illegally modify two boats that sailed during the warmup regattas last year and also earlier this year. team oracle members are accused of gross misconduct. on thursday the oracle syndicate will face a hearing on whether its alleged actions
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
special coordinator for middle east transitions. the author of freedom on steady, the america's response and the role in every democracy. the third speaker at the end is michele dunne and she is vice president at the atlantic council and is there a director of the atlantic council rfik hariri center for middle east. her prior work also includes being the associate at the carnegie endowment for international peace, a visiting assistant professor at georgetown and the middle east specialist at the united states state department. while the state department she assumed many roles and assignments including the director of middle east and africa, the u.s. embassy and egypt and the national security staff. she was also the u.s. secretary of state policy planning staff member, the u.s. consulate general in jerusalem, and she was also with the bureau of intelligence and research. as you can see we have a wonderful team of experts who are going to answer the questions and on what is happening in egypt. so if you could help me warm them. [applause] >> thanks, monica. i'm going to start wit
CNBC
Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm EDT
missiles down range. they'll worry about america's commitment to the middle east will say this is the best they can do? so i'm a bit confused, like all of us are, about what the administration is trying to do. >> yeah. syria, if this is the best punch they can throw, i'm sure syria can take it. just my thought. i expressed this last night. i'm no military expert, lord knows. if we're going to bomb, why don't we take out the government palaces, the government office buildings, military barracks, various military hears. why don't we make it plain that we're going in to take out the chemical weapons. apparently we have weapons that can do that. maybe the army in syria will get so darn angry that they'll take assad, put him in jail or even worse, assassinate him. do you see what i'm saying in why aren't we hitting everything along the way instead of making light of this? why don't we hit tremendous shocks and punches rather than weany jabs? >> that was the point i was making in my column today. we should be striking the symbols, the physical symbols of presidential or regime authority in
SFGTV2
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
, citibank, banc of america, and barry will say more about them in a second. i'm sure i have forgotten something and i apologize in advance, but in the interest of time i will turn it over to barry. thank you. [ applause ] >> yes, to wrap this up here, two lendors on st. anthony's side, the low-income investment fund, nancy andrews is here and the bank of america elizabeth shooten, i believe is here and we want to thank them both. because st. anthony's helps the low-income housing fund get started back in the '90s, we were going to have nancy say just a word or two. nancy. [ applause ] >> thank you everyone and it's just fantastic to see so many san franciscans turn out for this groundbreaking. i am nancy andrews. i'm the president and ceo of the low-income investment fund. we are a san francisco-based community capital non-profit organization and our role in this project was to provide a $10 million allocation of new markets tax credits. you heard leader pelosi speak about the importance of this program. every year the new markets program provides billions of dollars to projects simil
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm EDT
getting messier. setting aside the policy considerations, i from a political perspective, america does not want to touch the kind of mess in the middle east. theink that is just political context and reality of this. you asked whether any of us have regrets. regarding our support for democracy in the muslim brotherhood. let me be very clear. i know you know this. the three people sitting up here today have each been very clear eyed and very critical of what we saw as actions by the muslim brotherhood and president morsi that were undermining democratic prospects in egypt. president morsi issued a decree that set him above judicial review. he ran through a constitution that was asked visionary -- was exclusionary. were pushing ay law that would have eviscerated the judiciary. it would have clamped down public protests. civilld have nationalized society organizations in the country. i don't think any of us had any illusions about the trajectory that he was on and we all voice to those concerns. think, to no way i say that i am easily relaxed about the outcome in egypt. i think what happe
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am EDT
national league central division. we are 11 days from the start of the america cup but defending the team usa being investigated over a cheating scandal that is threatening the reputation of the race. the americans have admitted that boats they used in the regattas were legally altered and they were forfeited but a five man jury is looking at team members engaged in gross misconduct and if so they could be ban from sailing's biggest team event and could forfeit one or more of the america cup races against new zeeland and the fight for the oldest trophy in sport gets underway on september the 7th. breaking news in the last few minutes, a top club has been fined 1.8 million and banned from competing in the afl finals for performance enhancing supplements and the coach is banned for 12 months and we will have more on that as well as the rest of our top stories on the web. check out al jazeera.com/sports. that is all the sport for now. >> thank you very much. who said that the long arm of the law doesn't have a sense of humor or a sense of rhythm for that matter? police joined in the fun
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT
doing unspeakable harm. the tea party supporters kick off the exempt america tour in kentucky and this tea partier says she won't back down until she gets what she wants. jenny, what would that be? >> we want to get the same exemptions that big business is getting, that congress and their staff are getting. we want to be exempted from obamacare. >> neil: okay. you're putting the pedal to the metal on the speaker of the house and the senate minority leader. >> if they don't go along with it, the most important thing is we're holding them accountable and doing everything we can to get them to fund the entire government in the upcoming continuing resolution and not fund obamacare. and that is all that we're asking for. and if they don't, then we'll come back and see what happens. i've been told by people across the country, they feel like if congressman or senator voted against this law when it first went through and then turn around and vote to fund it, it's like voting for it, voting against it before they were for it. >> neil: i see your point. they counter, that is those who see
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
two whites and one black who died trying to make america better. i don't know what is going on. >> where is the president on this? >> i don't know if you let me finish you will hear me say this. i do think that the president should peak out on this. i think this is an opportunity to speak to the general problem of youth violence and the state of our youth violence in america generally speaking. no, i mean i don't think we should run over that. i want us to talk to meech other not just over each other. >> first of all, it is great to be on with you and my sister santita. sean, you and your producers are appropriate and quite brilliant to have two children of great civil rights leader. i agree with her, that we have come a long way since churner, cheney and goodman since they were murdered. i would call for attorney general heolder to investigate this vicious brutal murder of the man in spokane and also on this australian student and see if this was a hate crime. i think the president has had the wrong in strin k. every time he has come out publicly he has tended to guess wrong w
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